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September 5, 1891

LETTER FROM VIENNA.

JAMA. 1891;XVII(10):380-381. doi:10.1001/jama.1891.02410880028009

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Abstract

During the latter part of the present century, Vienna has become one of the greatest, if not the greatest, medical centre of Continental Europe. Hence, the whole medical world naturally looks to that city for the latest, as well as the most useful revelations in medical science, in all the various specialties, for many of them are diligently cultivated in the Austrian capital; and one will notice here, as in Berlin and Dresden, that many practitioners announce their special line of practice by large gilded signs, conspicuously placed over their doors.

That this shouldbe a great teaching centre for those having a speaking knowledge of German, one can easily comprehend; because its professors in the hospitals are mostly men of worldwide reputations, many of whom are well known as authors and operators. Besides, their great, colossal hospital, on the Aller Strasse, being practically the only general hospital for the city,

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